New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851. It has won 112 Pulitzer Prizes, more than any other news organization. Its website is one of America's most popular news sites, and the most popular among all the nation's newspapers, receiving more than 30 million unique visitors per month as reported in January 2011.The paper's print version remains the largest local metropolitan newspaper in the United States and third-largest newspaper overall, behind The Wall Street Journal and USA Today. Following industry trends, its weekday circulation has fallen to fewer than one million daily since 1990.
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    • Controversial Exam Question At UCLA Law Sparks Outrage

      Pop quiz: You are a professor at a respected university writing questions for an exam. Do you: A) Write a racially insensitive and divisive question that places an unfair burden on the vanishingly small number of students of color to advocate in favor of extremist racists in Ferguson? B) Not? If you are UCLA Law Professor Robert Goldstein, you apparently choose option "A" every time.

      Elie Mystal/ Above the Law- 25 readers -
  • Quick Hits: Cyber Breach Inevitability, Insider Trading Law, and Accountant Liability

    … as if audited financial statements were the gospel truth, and then erupt in righteous fury when the inevitable downward revisions cost them their shirts.” The stakes are high, the article note, and “only substantial reforms of the auditors’ perverse business model can end the cycle of disappointment.” The article urges a number of remedies…

    Kevin Lacroix/ The D&O Diary- 1 readers -
  • Blue Collar Blues

    … The working class man is a hot topic this month. The publication of Andrew Cherlin’s new book, Labor’s Love Lost" target="_blank">Labor’s Love Lost, a series of New York Times articles, and recent Washington Post articles on the middle class have called more attention to the social and economic plight of the working class man. For thinking…

    Concurring Opinions- 1 readers -
  • New York Times on bake-my-cake cases

    … A more balanced treatment than some we’ve seen in the press, including a video interview with Colorado baker Jack Phillips. [New York Times; earlier on forcing small business owners to service weddings against their beliefs here and here]. Tweet Tags: Colorado, discrimination law, same-sex marriage New York Times on bake-my-cake cases is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system …

    Walter Olson/ Overlawyered- 2 readers -
  • Weekly Tax Roundup

    … Forbes, Ranking Facebook, Boris Johnson, Google On Taxes (Diplomatically Please), by Robert W. Wood Forbes, Tax Fraud Queen's 21 Year Prison Term Struck Down---Despite Facebook Taunts, by Robert W. Wood Forbes, Tom Coburn Tax Decoder Takes On Clergy Tax Abuse, by Peter J. Reilly Forbes, Twenty Really Stupid Things In The U.S. Tax Code, by Robert W. Wood…

    Paul Caron/ TaxProf Blog- 3 readers -
  • Ask The Professor: How Can Law Schools Survive? Take Responsibility

    …, and if, law schools survive. “But given the deterioration in attendance, what strikes many in law school academia is how modest the response by law schools has been thus far,” noted Elizabeth Olson and David Segal in a December 17, 2014, New York Times article. Unfortunately, law schools have not adapted to the changing landscape, but they must in order…

    Joseph Marino/ Above the Law- 2 readers -
  • News Worsens for Law Schools: Fall 2015 Applicants Are Down 9.1%; 'J.D. R.I.P.'?

    … the country has dwindled by more than 37 percent since 2010. The decline steadied this year at 8 percent, the first single-digit figure in four years, but this is not sign of an upward swing, according to Alfred Brophy, a professor at the University of North Carolina School of Law. Via: Quartz “In the median term, I don’t think (the number of applicants…

    Paul Caron/ TaxProf Blog- 4 readers -
  • Morning Docket: 12.18.14

    … of the firm’s attorneys, but it’s also saving 500 of its pro bono cases. [Am Law Daily] * Now that President Obama has decided to reopen diplomatic relations with Cuba, lawyers are champing at the bit for more business opportunities. Love Cuban cigars? Well, lawyers love trademark disputes involving those cigars. [National Law Journal] * Greenberg…

    Staci Zaretsky/ Above the Law- 2 readers -
  • Video: Justice Brennan’s fight to defend the First Amendment

    … Video: Justice Brennan’s fight to defend the First Amendment December 17, 2014 by NCC Staff At our recent Bill of Rights Day Book Festival, we looked at the legacy of one Supreme Court Justice and the 1964 case that protected the press and aided the Civil Rights movement. New York Times Co. v. Sullivan has protected the freedom of expression…

    Constitution Daily- 4 readers -
  • Bo Knows, How To Beat a Trademark Bully

    …) New York Times Covers “Eat More Kale” Trademark Dispute (December 5, 2011) Chick-fil-A Goes Stealth in “Eat More Kale” Trademark Dispute? (March 5, 2012) Chick-fil-A’s “Eat More” Stealth USPTO Trademark Enforcement Strategy Succeeds (April 16, 2012) Chick-fil-A’s Successful “Eat Mor Chikin” v. “Eat More Kale” USPTO Letter of Protest (June 21…

    Steve Baird/ DuetsBlog- 4 readers -
  • The CIA Lost Its Soul and Took Ours With It

    … This past week’s news reports of the Senate report on the CIA Torture program were both distressing and enlightening. I was dismayed to not only read what the full extent of the CIA’s Torture program was, but also when I read pundits and former CIA officials claim that rectal rehydration was merely a medical procedure! I was further discouraged…

    Jonathan Turley- 5 readers -
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